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Responses to Modernity : Essays in the Politics of Culture.

Author: Joseph Frank
Publisher: Bronx : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book consists of essays and reviews that address social, political, and cultural issues which arose in connection with literature broadly conceived in the wake of the First World War, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Joseph.
Responses to Modernity : Essays in the Politics of Culture.
Bronx : Fordham University Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Frank
ISBN: 9780823247011 0823247015 0823246493 9780823246496
OCLC Number: 923763721
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Times Literary Supplement's Books of the Year 2012
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Previous Publication""; ""Introduction""; ""PART ONE France""; ""1. Paul �Valery: Masters and Friends""; ""2. Jacques Maritain: Medieval Modernism""; ""3. Camus as Journalist""; ""4. Andre Malraux: A Hero of His Time""; ""5. Yves Bonnefoy: Notes of an Admirer""; ""6. Racine and Anti-Semitism""; ""7. Nicola Chiaromonte: The Ethics of Politics""; ""8. French Intellectuals between the Wars""; ""9. Sartre: An Existentialist in the Underworld""; ""10. Ernst Juenger: An Impenitent Prussian""; ""PART TWO Germany and Romania""; ""11. The ��Double Life�� of Gottfried Benn"" ""12. Erich Kahler and the Quest for a Human Absolute""""13. Eliade, Cioran, Ionesco: The Treason of the Intellectuals""; ""14. Eliot�s Legacy""; ""PART THREE Critics and Criticism ""; ""15. The Novel in Wonderland""; ""16. R.P. Blackmur�s Texts: An Introduction""; ""17. Ian Watt: A Tribute""; ""18. Gary Saul Morson�s Narrative and Freedom""; ""19. Lilian Furst and the Art of Literary Realism""; ""Index""

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